Tears, many nights have soaked my pillow, Sleep, wanting to fall into it and never wake up. Pain, deep and dark enough to stop my heart. Crying, “God, please make it stop.” Thoughts, will I implode from this anxiety. Pleading, “Please change his...
I walked in and all was quiet. So quiet that I wondered if he was even home. My house looked the same, the furniture arranged as I had it, it was cleaner than it would have been if I was around. None of my clutter piles on the floor waiting to be organized. The...
“I missed you at the last class, how are you doing with your husband’s intern?” I read the message and had to stop. Honestly, I haven’t even thought about it in weeks. I was a bit shocked. My old pattern would have been to obsess about it. ...
“Why can’t I do this right?” “What is it that you want from me?” “I try, I really try, will you accept my offering?” Lately, I have been plagued with feelings that I am not doing this right. Wondering if what I have to offer...
I am a broken child of God. A child who found herself, reduced to nothing but soul, after 19 years marriage. I survived the betrayal of infidelity. I survived divorce! I survived losing a man that I dearly loved! I have faced my worst fears and through the deep roots that God gave me I survived. This is my story, my journey to find my own healing and peace.
I am excited because I get to write the ending of my story and I'm determined that It will be beautiful!
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In April 2013 my husband of 18 years walked out the door. In June I took my boys to Disney Land. I was struggling and feeling despair. I decided that when life was failing me, why not go to the happiest place on earth and try to make something beautiful. It was a defining moment that empowered me. If I could manage a 7 day trip to Disney Land by myself with an 8,6, and 2 year old, I could do anything.
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My name is Norma Zaugg, In 2013 I found myself in a counselors office lost and broken. I was a shell of a person, my identity nearly gone. The months that followed would be the hardest of my life. As I came out of the shadows I discovered that my husband of 19 years was a sex addict. This is the story of my fight through betrayal, codependancy, divorce and my ongoing trauma. I will survive....I get to write the ending of my story and I am determined that it will be beautiful.